I grew up in a big family – a really big one (I’m the oldest of 9 children and my husband is the 8th of the 9 children in his family) – so I’ve been part of a lot more birthday celebrations than your average person. Plus I’ve been putting together birthday celebrations for my 5 kids for 18 years now. So I’ve learned a thing or two…
Posts in the "Building Relationships" category:
Most of us set some personal resolutions in January. But what about our families? This is a great time to discuss what’s working and not working in our families and decide on some things we’re going to work on together.
Check out some great ideas and insights for protecting what matters most during the holidays — and enjoy great suggestions for holiday read-aloud classics.
Check out these simple and meaningful ideas to help your family really feel the joy of gratitude this month.
How do we handle the hyped-up but somewhat meaningless holiday of Halloween? Saren shares what works for her family when it comes to costumes, pumpkins, sugar, parties, and scary but not-too-scary books and movies.
Are you ready to get back into school routines? Check out the charts and morning, after-school and evening routines Saren’s family came up with.
We love the fun parades, barbecues, and fireworks, but here are some ideas to teach the real meaning of the holiday!
In the spirit of encouraging growth and freedom, I’ve made a list of things I will not fix for my kids this summer…
Ready for Father’s Day? Check out this post full of simple and meaningful ideas for working with your children to make Father’s Day wonderful.
Whatever your family size, age, and personality, we can help make this summer your family’s best yet!
Check out these simple and meaningful ideas for gifts for your mom, grandma, mother-in-law, friends – and for yourself!
Have you noticed that sometimes all your children seem to be having issues simultaneously – and that their various issues are exacerbating each other’s issues? Well, here’s a little glimpse of some of what’s been going on in our house (some of it just might sound familiar).